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Famous Deaths In December - 31

Friday, 24 March 2017

0192  On this day in history death of lucius AA Commodus, Emperor of Rome (180-192), murdered at 31  

0335  Death of St. Silvester, Pope on this day in history.  

0406  On December - 31 godagisel, king of the Vandals, dies in battle  

0439  Melania the Younger, Roman monastery founder/saint, dies at about 56 on December - 31.  

1164  Death of Margrave Ottokar III of Styria (b. 1124) on this day in history.  

1194  On December - 31 death of duke Leopold V of Austria (killed at a tournament) (b. 1157)  

1297  On this day in history death of humphrey de Bohun, 3rd Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1249)  

1302  Death of Frederick III, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1238) on this day in history.  

1382  Daigaku, Zen teacher/46th head of Engakuji, dies in Kamakura Japan on this day in history.  

1384  John Wycliffe, English religious reformer/bible translator, dies on December - 31.  

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1424  On December - 31 death of thomas Beaufort, 1st Duke of Exeter, English military leader  

1460  Death of Edmund, Earl of Rutland, brother of Kings Edward IV of England and Richard III of England (executed) (b. 1443) on this day in history.  

1510  On December - 31 death of bianca Maria Sforza, wife of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1472)  

1535  On December - 31 death of william Skeffington, Lord Deputy of Ireland (b. 1465)  

1568  On December - 31 death of shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (b. 1493)  

1575  On December - 31 death of pierino Belli, Italian soldier and jurist (b. 1502)  

1583  On December - 31 thomas Erastus, Switz, theologist, dies  

1610  On this day in history death of ludolph van Ceulen, German mathematician (b. 1540)  

1616  On December - 31 jacques Le Maire, pirate/explorer (Lemaire Strait), dies at 31  

1647  On December - 31 giovanni Maria Trabaci, composer, dies  

1650  On December - 31 death of dorgon, Chinese emperor (b. 1612)  

1652  Frances Cecil, 2nd wife of English earl of Shaftesbury, dies on December - 31.  

1673  On this day in history death of oliver St John, English statesman and judge  

1679  On this day in history death of giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Italian physiologist and physicist (b. 1608)  

1691  Death of Dudley North, English economist (b. 1641) on this day in history.  

1719  John Flamsteed, 1st Astronomer Royal, dies at 73 on December - 31.  

1733  On December - 31 hubert K Poot, Dutch poet (Akkerleven), dies at 44  

1742  On this day in history death of karl III Philip, Elector Palatine (b. 1661)  

1775  On this day in history richard Montgomery, General, dies fighting British  

1799  Death of Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer (b. 1723) on December - 31.  

1802  Francis Lewis, Welsh/US merchant/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 89 on December - 31.  

1809  Franz Ignaz Beck, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1818  On December - 31 jean-Pierre Duport, composer, dies at 77  

1848  On this day in history oliver Shaw, composer, dies at 69  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0695  On December - 31 birth of muhammad bin Qasim, Syrian general (d. 715)  

1378  On December - 31 birth of callistus III, [Alfonso the Borja], Pope (1455-58)  

1378  On December - 31 birth of pope Callixtus III (d. 1458)  

1491  Jacques Cartier, French explorer (d. 1557) was born on December - 31.  

1514  Andreas Vesalius, Brussels Belgium, anatomist (Fabrica) was born on this day in history.  

1540  Silvio Antoniano, Italian cardinal/theologist (Tre libri) was born on this day in history.  

1572  Emperor Go-Yozei of Japan, (d. 1617) was born on this day in history.  

1668  On December - 31 birth of hermannus Boerhaave, Dutch medical/botanist  

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